Period
to 15 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 15 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
UK
6 months to
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 264 283 275
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8 +54
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 1,156 1,083 1,811
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.28% 1.12% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.22% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 745 809 1,288
10th Percentile £39,250 £39,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 84,002 89,043 133,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.78% 92.33% 92.39%
Number of salaries quoted 62,567 71,576 105,782
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Product Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Product Management.

Salary trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Product Management over the 6 months to 15 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK over the 6 months to 15 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 993 £62,500 -3.85% 127
UK excluding London +54 539 £55,000 - 72
London 0 500 £72,500 - 69
Work from Home -62 209 £70,000 +16.67% 22
South East +41 180 £60,000 +4.35% 16
South West -8 76 £40,000 -21.57% 9
North of England -23 75 £51,250 +2.50% 17
Midlands +27 67 £55,000 +22.22% 12
Scotland +26 65 £52,500 -10.64% 9
East of England +20 59 £60,000 -7.69% 4
West Midlands +5 45 £60,000 +33.33% 9
Yorkshire -17 40 £50,000 - 6
North West +18 33 £53,750 -17.31% 8
East Midlands +28 25 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Northern Ireland +17 21 - - 4
Wales +19 2 £87,500 +127.27% 1
North East -14 2 £38,750 -13.89% 3

For the 6 months to 15 May 2021, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Product Management.

1 626 (54.15%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (31.49%) Social Skills
3 250 (21.63%) Marketing
4 238 (20.59%) User Experience
5 236 (20.42%) Product Roadmap
6 228 (19.72%) Finance
7 203 (17.56%) Product Strategy
8 202 (17.47%) SaaS
9 196 (16.96%) Degree
10 190 (16.44%) Scrum
11 172 (14.88%) Analytics
12 158 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
13 150 (12.98%) User Stories
14 139 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
15 137 (11.85%) DevOps
15 137 (11.85%) Project Management
16 117 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
17 116 (10.03%) Continuous Improvement
18 114 (9.86%) Product Vision
19 113 (9.78%) Azure
19 113 (9.78%) JavaScript
19 113 (9.78%) SQL
20 107 (9.26%) Coaching
21 103 (8.91%) Microsoft
22 98 (8.48%) QA
22 98 (8.48%) Fintech
23 96 (8.30%) Windows
24 94 (8.13%) Software Engineering
24 94 (8.13%) JIRA
25 87 (7.53%) E-Commerce

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (3.20%) Confluence
2 20 (1.73%) CMS
3 11 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 9 (0.78%) IIS
5 8 (0.69%) Moodle
6 7 (0.61%) Totara
7 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.26%) WordPress
8 2 (0.17%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Fuse
9 1 (0.087%) Apache Pulsar
9 1 (0.087%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.087%) Documentum
9 1 (0.087%) Drupal
9 1 (0.087%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.087%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.087%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.087%) TPMS
9 1 (0.087%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.43%) Sketch
4 5 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.35%) Figma
6 3 (0.26%) InVision
6 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.087%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.087%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.087%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 13 (1.12%) R3 Corda
2 8 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.087%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.087%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.087%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.087%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.087%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.087%) Shopify
6 1 (0.087%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 202 (17.47%) SaaS
2 113 (9.78%) Azure
3 69 (5.97%) AWS
4 46 (3.98%) Microsoft 365
5 35 (3.03%) Power Platform
6 26 (2.25%) PaaS
7 22 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
8 19 (1.64%) IaaS
9 17 (1.47%) Serverless
10 13 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (1.12%) Amazon S3
10 13 (1.12%) GitHub
11 11 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.69%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 8 (0.69%) DigitalOcean
13 8 (0.69%) GCP
13 8 (0.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.99%) Unified Communications
2 17 (1.47%) HTTP
2 17 (1.47%) WAN
3 16 (1.38%) VPN
4 15 (1.30%) Internet
5 11 (0.95%) SD-WAN
6 10 (0.87%) DNS
6 10 (0.87%) Firewall
7 9 (0.78%) VoIP
8 8 (0.69%) LAN
9 7 (0.61%) RTP
9 7 (0.61%) RTSP
9 7 (0.61%) Software-Defined Networking
9 7 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.43%) Wireless
11 4 (0.35%) Broadband
11 4 (0.35%) MPLS
12 3 (0.26%) 5G
12 3 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.20%) MySQL
3 28 (2.42%) Relational Database
4 22 (1.90%) Power BI
5 21 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (1.56%) Data Lake
6 18 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (1.47%) Blockchain
8 15 (1.30%) Big Data
9 9 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (0.78%) Mixpanel
9 9 (0.78%) MongoDB
9 9 (0.78%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (0.52%) FileMaker
12 6 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 94 (8.13%) JIRA
2 49 (4.24%) Git (software)
3 24 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 24 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 17 (1.47%) Selenium
5 15 (1.30%) Bitbucket
6 12 (1.04%) Cucumber
6 12 (1.04%) MSI
7 11 (0.95%) Cypress.io
7 11 (0.95%) WebDriver
8 10 (0.87%) WiX
9 9 (0.78%) Subversion
10 8 (0.69%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.69%) Gatling
10 8 (0.69%) JMeter
11 7 (0.61%) Appium
11 7 (0.61%) GoogleTest
11 7 (0.61%) JUnit
12 6 (0.52%) Mockito
12 6 (0.52%) webpack
General
1 364 (31.49%) Social Skills
2 250 (21.63%) Marketing
3 228 (19.72%) Finance
4 139 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (4.67%) Law
6 50 (4.33%) Banking
7 48 (4.15%) Retail
8 47 (4.07%) Organisational Skills
9 44 (3.81%) Games
10 42 (3.63%) Legal
10 42 (3.63%) Telecoms
11 41 (3.55%) Presentation Skills
12 37 (3.20%) Public Sector
13 34 (2.94%) Manufacturing
14 21 (1.82%) Electronics
15 18 (1.56%) Humanities
15 18 (1.56%) Influencing Skills
16 16 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (1.30%) Publishing
18 11 (0.95%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 430 (37.20%) Product Manager
2 111 (9.60%) Product Owner
3 98 (8.48%) Senior Manager
4 96 (8.30%) Senior Product Manager
5 80 (6.92%) Developer
6 78 (6.75%) Analyst
7 57 (4.93%) Digital Product Manager
7 57 (4.93%) Technical Manager
8 53 (4.58%) Architect
9 49 (4.24%) Business Analyst
10 46 (3.98%) Technical Product Manager
11 34 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
12 28 (2.42%) Product Analyst
13 27 (2.34%) Full Stack Developer
14 26 (2.25%) Consultant
14 26 (2.25%) Delivery Manager
14 26 (2.25%) Software Product Manager
15 24 (2.08%) Software Engineer
16 22 (1.90%) Business Intelligence Specialist
17 21 (1.82%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (5.28%) HTML
2 57 (4.93%) REST
3 56 (4.84%) CSS
4 54 (4.67%) .NET
5 53 (4.58%) React
6 50 (4.33%) Node.js
7 27 (2.34%) AngularJS
8 26 (2.25%) RESTful
9 23 (1.99%) XML
10 22 (1.90%) Web Services
11 15 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (1.30%) Kafka
11 15 (1.30%) Vue.js
12 14 (1.21%) Entity Framework
13 13 (1.12%) GraphQL
13 13 (1.12%) Next.js
14 12 (1.04%) .NET Core
14 12 (1.04%) React Native
14 12 (1.04%) Symfony
15 11 (0.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 238 (20.59%) User Experience
2 71 (6.14%) Mobile App
3 40 (3.46%) Public Cloud
4 37 (3.20%) EPoS
4 37 (3.20%) Life Science
4 37 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
5 34 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 34 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 30 (2.60%) Cloud Native
7 25 (2.16%) Virtual Team
8 22 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.82%) Algorithms
10 17 (1.47%) STB
11 15 (1.30%) PKI
11 15 (1.30%) Social Media
12 11 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (0.87%) FMCG
13 10 (0.87%) Marketing Technology
13 10 (0.87%) NHS
13 10 (0.87%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 96 (8.30%) Windows
2 84 (7.27%) Linux
3 39 (3.37%) Apple iOS
4 37 (3.20%) Android
5 17 (1.47%) Windows 10
6 15 (1.30%) Unix
7 13 (1.12%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.26%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.17%) AIX
9 2 (0.17%) Debian
9 2 (0.17%) HPUX
9 2 (0.17%) OpenVMS
9 2 (0.17%) Solaris
9 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (54.15%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (20.42%) Product Roadmap
3 203 (17.56%) Product Strategy
4 190 (16.44%) Scrum
5 172 (14.88%) Analytics
6 158 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
7 150 (12.98%) User Stories
8 137 (11.85%) DevOps
8 137 (11.85%) Project Management
9 117 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 116 (10.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 114 (9.86%) Product Vision
12 107 (9.26%) Coaching
13 98 (8.48%) Fintech
14 94 (8.13%) Software Engineering
15 87 (7.53%) E-Commerce
16 84 (7.27%) Product Backlog
16 84 (7.27%) Test Automation
17 82 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
18 79 (6.83%) Backlog Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (9.78%) JavaScript
1 113 (9.78%) SQL
2 81 (7.01%) Python
3 74 (6.40%) Java
4 46 (3.98%) C#
5 42 (3.63%) TypeScript
6 33 (2.85%) C++
7 32 (2.77%) PHP
8 19 (1.64%) C
9 15 (1.30%) Bash Shell
10 14 (1.21%) T-SQL
11 13 (1.12%) PowerShell
12 8 (0.69%) Apple Swift
12 8 (0.69%) Go
12 8 (0.69%) Kotlin
12 8 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.52%) X++
14 5 (0.43%) Ruby
15 3 (0.26%) Clojure
15 3 (0.26%) ML
Qualifications
1 196 (16.96%) Degree
2 37 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.12%) Master's Degree
4 13 (1.12%) MBA
5 9 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.69%) CSPO
7 5 (0.43%) HNC
7 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.35%) CCNA
8 4 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.26%) APMP
9 3 (0.26%) MCSE
9 3 (0.26%) PhD
9 3 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.17%) HND
10 2 (0.17%) ISEB
10 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (8.48%) QA
2 14 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.95%) SLA
4 10 (0.87%) GRC
5 9 (0.78%) GDPR
6 8 (0.69%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.43%) PMO
8 2 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.17%) NCSC
8 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.087%) COBIT
9 1 (0.087%) EMIR
9 1 (0.087%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.087%) UCITS
9 1 (0.087%) WCAG
System Software
1 62 (5.36%) Docker
2 18 (1.56%) Firmware
3 12 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.087%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 50 (4.33%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.73%) ZABBIX
3 14 (1.21%) Terraform
4 12 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (0.69%) SCCM
6 5 (0.43%) Ansible
7 3 (0.26%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.26%) Grafana
7 3 (0.26%) Graylog
7 3 (0.26%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.17%) Opsgenie
8 2 (0.17%) Puppet
8 2 (0.17%) Rancher
8 2 (0.17%) WMI
9 1 (0.087%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.087%) Matomo
9 1 (0.087%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 103 (8.91%) Microsoft
2 25 (2.16%) SAP
3 22 (1.90%) Google
3 22 (1.90%) Splunk
4 15 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (0.87%) Atlassian
6 9 (0.78%) VMware
7 8 (0.69%) Citrix
7 8 (0.69%) iManage
7 8 (0.69%) Intapp
7 8 (0.69%) Oracle
8 5 (0.43%) Adobe
8 5 (0.43%) Cisco
8 5 (0.43%) Facebook
8 5 (0.43%) Snapchat
9 4 (0.35%) ANSYS
9 4 (0.35%) Apple
9 4 (0.35%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.35%) Foundry
9 4 (0.35%) ServiceNow